Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/22/14
Better Late Than Never… Just last week ESPN‘s Pierre LeBrun released a “Rumblings” blog, focused on trade rumours, transacations and pending free agents. Perking up the ears of Vancouver, was the apparent interest that Canucks management has in Colorado Avalanche forward, Ryan O’Reilly. If the Avs do put O’Reilly on the trade market (and again, we don’t know if they ever will), there would be at least a dozen teams interested. One of them would likely be theVancouver Canucks, who are said to covet O’Reilly and have depth at defense, which is what the Avs would be looking for. Food for thought … – Pierre LeBrun If Mike Gillis really covets O’Reilly to the extent that LeBrun feels he does, it’s a rumour well worth exploring. Firstly, O’Reilly would help the Canucks in several key areas; most notably, putting the puck in the net. O’Reilly is also versatile enough to be placed nearly anywhere in the Canucks top-six, as either a forward or a winger. Theoretically, the Canucks could load
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